Comradeship Circles Volunteer

  • VO85888


Description

To support the Age Scotland Comradeship Circles service, which offers older members of the ex-service community the opportunity to enjoy regular group friendship by telephone. You will support the Veterans Friendship Circles Facilitator on group phone calls, which last up to an hour, helping to facilitate discussion, developing resources to enrich Circles in response to members' interests, and providing pre and post call administrative support.

Organisation aims and objectives

We work to improve the later lives of everyone on the ageing journey. We celebrate ageing and challenge ageist prejudice throughout society. Our mission is to make Scotland a better place for older people. From a dedicated helpline for older people, to support and funds for older people's groups, to campaigns on the issues that older people tell us matter to them, we're working on many fronts to make Scotland a better place for older people.

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4 hours per week for 6 months.

Restrictions

Experience required: Knowledge and appreciation of Armed Forces culture and the veterans' community | Creativity | Active listening | Clear communication | ICT skills | Confidentiality | Commitment to equal opportunities.
Travel details: This is currently a home based opportunity, with just access to a reliable telephone required. As pandemic restrictions ease some working from Age Scotland's Edinburgh office may be requested.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: BACS transfer into bank account.
Training details: Age Scotland will provide a general induction, plus attendance at a half day older veterans awareness training course is required. Support will be ongoing.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

You can't volunteer for this opportunity using this site. Please contact the organisation directly using www.agescotland.org.uk for more information.

Last updated 3 months ago

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